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HTC Hero passes through halls of FCC, comes out with stamp of approval

July 2nd, 2009

Right now at BGR headquarters, one of the phones on our “want list” is definitely the HTC Hero — especially after checking out all that delicious HTC Sense UI goodness. After getting some of that typical Europeans-get-it-first jealousy out of the way, we were happy to hear the device is headed stateside later this year …

Sprint says no pre-orders for BlackBerry Tour

July 2nd, 2009

Following the Verizon Tour pre-order debacle and subsequent redemption, it looks like Sprint is a bit more firm in its position. Sorry Sprint folks, but it looks like you’ll have to hit up your local Sprint store or telesales on the day of release if you plan on grabbing a 9630. Twitter user @srdoherty, who …

Zer01 Mobile launches nationwide

July 1st, 2009

If you’ve always wanted unlimited voice and data on the smartphone of your choice but VOCE disappeared before you could jump on board, Zer01 Mobile might just be the way to go. After all, $79.99 per month (up from $69.99 when the service was first announced) gets you unlimited voice (MoIP), data and messaging on …

iPhone 3GS jailbreak delayed by Dev Team; patience, young grasshoppers

June 29th, 2009

History shows us the Dev Team always works with the quickness, but this time the folks who have unleashed a world of new functionality for the iPhone are slowing things down. Before you fall flat on your back and start kicking and flailing around, know that there are very good reasons for the iPhone 3GS …

Sony Ericsson T715 slider coming in Q3 2009

June 25th, 2009

There’s nothing extraordinarily fancy about Sony Ericsson’s newly announced T715, but it should handle everything you could possibly throw at it — as long as you don’t need a QWERTY keyboard or a proper smartphone. The new slider features a 2.2-inch QVGA screen that SE claims will be visible in direct sunlight (pretty nifty if …

Ultrasn0w for iPhone 3G ready to give you carrier freedom

June 23rd, 2009

Up until now, most folks have had to resort to using Turbo SIMs or walking into shady back alleys to get their iPhones unlocked. The Dev Team has been hard at work so you can enjoy carrier freedom with your iPhone 3G (not the iPhone 3GS!) and, you know, wander off to T-Mobile (or anywhere …

Happy iPhone 3G S day, boys and girls!

June 19th, 2009

Do you see anyone you know standing in that line? Today is the day to pack up your toys, gadgets and snacks, and head out to Apple/AT&T/Rogers/Fido/Carphone Warehouse or wherever else if you didn’t order your iPhone online to be shipped. After all, it’s either lines today or a test of patience down the road. …

Nokia E72 and 5530 officially unveiled in Singapore

June 15th, 2009

Surprise, surprise! Shortly after showing up on YouTube, Nokia has officially announced the Nokia E72 alongside the 5530 XpressMusic at Connection 2009 in Singapore. The E72 is a worthy successor to the E71 with 10.2Mbps capabilities (where networks allow, of course), an integrated compass, S60 3rd Edition FP2 and a 5 megapixel camera. In slightly …

iPhone 3G S gets unboxed early, not a whole lot going on

June 11th, 2009

The folks over at iTalkiPhone have picked up an iPhone 3G S early and have unboxed it for all to see. Of course, there really isn’t a whole lot to see since it looks almost exactly like its predecessor save for a couple engraved markings. We were also hoping that it would be like other …